FOSSASIA Summit 2017 Wrap up, Coding Programs, Jobs

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FOSSASIA Summit 2017 - Wrap Up

			Thank you for a successful summit to all participants in Singapore and FOSSASIA supporters around the world!


			Hello informing about and discussing non-technical community topics,

			a big thank you to you and to all speakers, attendees, volunteers, sponsors, online participants, our co-organizer the Science Centre Singapore and the community from around the world for supporting the FOSSASIA Summit 2017 to become an amazing festival of knowledge sharing and collaboration :)

			We are already seeing a lot of new cooperations that started at this year's event. And, a fantastic outcome for FOSSASIA developer teams is the successful Alpha run of our Open Event Management System. Open Event is taking care of everything from ticketing to building drag and drop schedules. It can now be used by any event organizer at 

			We have put together a wrap up of the event on our blog.

			If you have missed a session most talks are online as videos on the FOSSASIA Youtube Channel.

			For attendees: Please help us to make the event even better in future and
			fill in the Summit Attendee Form with your valuable feedback.

			What’s next?

				Currently the application period for students to participate in Google Summer of Code with FOSSASIA is open until April 3. If you are a student interested to join the community and to get paid to code on our projects during the summer, please apply now and start contributing.
				We are excited to see more and more global players working with Open Source technologies and hiring developers. Please check out job posts of partners at

			All the best,

			Hong Phuc and Mario



			Become a student with FOSSASIA in Google Summer of Code and get paid to work on Open Source over the summer

			FOSSASIA is proud to be accepted again as a mentor organization at Google Summer of Code and we are looking for concise proposals and students who are ready to start contributing. We have a list of ideas for summer projects or you can come up with your own idea. The first step is to get involved in our projects and to start solving an issue on GitHub. Apply Now to beat the deadline April 3.

			More info about coding programs at FOSSASIA at



			Jobs of FOSSASIA Partners

			The following positions are available for developers of the FOSSASIA community:

				Daimler: Linux Software Developer for Automotive Systems in Stuttgart (Germany)
				Daimler: Software Engineering (team member) in Berlin (Germany)
				Daimler: Blockchain PHD candidate in Stuttgart (Germany)

			More at



						Artificial Intelligence and Personal Assistants


			FOSSASIA Summit 2017

				3,145 people attended the event over 3 days including 229 speakers and 60 volunteers.
				41 nationalities participated in the summit: 70.8% from Singapore, followed by India, Indonesia, Germany, China, Japan, Vietnam and many others
				There were 23.6% female attendees.
				60% of attendees were IT professionals.
				5 keynotes, 231 scheduled sessions, 22 lightning talks, and over 30 projects and companies presented their work in the exhibition. 
				The talks are available as videos and hundreds of photos have been uploaded to social networks.
				2000+ tweets with the FOSSASIA hashtag were posted during the event.

			Read the full event report on the blog.


			Summit Sponsors

			Many communities and companies support the FOSSASIA Summit since 2009. We would like to thank in particular our 2017 partners and we are happy to include some information about opportunities of our sponsors for the community. 


			Companies come to Google Cloud to transform their businesses. Our comprehensive portfolio — from infrastructure to apps to devices — helps enterprises innovate faster, scale smarter, stay secure, and do more with data than ever before:


			Daimler AG is one of the world's most successful automotive companies. With its Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses, and Daimler Financial Services divisions, the Group is one of the leading global suppliers of premium cars and is the world's largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles. CASE – these letters will shape the future of Mercedes-Benz Cars. They stand for the strategic pillars of connectivity (Connected), autonomous driving (Autonomous), flexible use (Shared & Services) and electric drive systems (Electric), which will be intelligently combined with one another by the company.

			Thank you for your support!

			Gold Sponsor: Microsoft

			Silver Sponsor: OpenSUSE

			Supporting Sponsors: Nextcloud, KI Group, Intel, XLTech, IMDA Pixel Labs, MySQL, Python Software Foundation,, Credativ, MBM


			More info on the FOSSASIA Summit 2017 at the Event Website.



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